GLOBAL – Amundi, AllenbridgeEpic Investment Advisers, Natixis Global Asset Management, Oddo Asset Management, Aon Hewitt, Momentum Global Investment Management
Amundi – Nicholas Melhuish has been appointed head of global equity. He joins from UBS Global Asset Management, where he held a similar position. Before then, he was lead portfolio manager responsible for global equity strategies with Nicholas-Applegate Capital Management and senior portfolio manager at Putnam Investments in the US. Separately, Eric Vandamme was appointed head of risk, as well as a member of the executive committee.
AllenbridgeEpic Investment Advisers – Steve Tyson has been appointed a senior adviser at the adviser to UK pension funds. Tyson currently holds a number of advisory, non-executive director and trustee positions. His last full-time role was as CIO and chief executive at Manulife Asset Management from 2004 to 2012.
Natixis Global Asset Management – Chris Jackson has been appointed head of international product. He joins from M&G, where he served as product director for 10 years. Before then, he was responsible for establishing M&G’s strategic alliances with platforms and supermarkets.
Oddo Asset Management – Patrice Dussol has been appointed co-country head in charge of German-speaking Switzerland. Dussol has 14 years of experience in international asset management, according to Oddo, which opened its office in Zurich in 2011.
Aon Hewitt – Stephanie Valles has been appointed business development manager of the consultancy’s Benefits Solutions team. She joins from Capita Employee Benefits (previously Bluefin), where she held a similar role.
Momentum Global Investment Management – Mark Skinner has been appointed to the UK advisory board as a sales and marketing specialist. Skinner left Henderson in 2012 to help establish KL Communications and take an appointment as a director of AMC Search.